Cyprus Museum

  • Location

    Mouseiou, 1, Nicosia

  • Tickets

    Free Admission

  • Opening Times

    Monday: Closed

    Tuesday - Friday: 08:00 - 18:00

    Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00

    Sunday: 10:00 - 13:00

    Public Holidays: Closed

  • Phone

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The Cyprus Museum, the largest and primary archaeological institution on the island, showcases the evolution of Cypriot civilization from the Neolithic Age to the Early Byzantine period (7th century).

Its impressive collections consist of artifacts from extensive excavations conducted across the entire island, which have significantly contributed to the advancement of Cypriot archaeology and research on the Mediterranean's cultural heritage.

The exhibits are arranged chronologically in various museum galleries and include pottery, jewelry, sculptures, coins, copper objects, and other valuable artifacts. Among these, some stand out as particularly significant examples of Cypriot culture and hold great artistic, archaeological, and historical value. Noteworthy pieces include the cross-shaped idol from the Chalcolithic period, Early Bronze Age pottery from Vouni, golden jewelry from Egkomi dating back to the Late Bronze Age, and the 1st-century BC statue of Aphrodite of Soloi.

The museum building itself carries historical importance, with construction commencing in 1908 during Cyprus' time as a British colony. It was completed in 1924, and subsequent extensions have shaped it into the remarkable structure it stands as today.

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